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Five Came Back ()


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Season: 1 Year: 2017

The wartime contributions of five prominent Hollywood film directors during World War II are profiled.

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  • Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 8 nominations.
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  Himself - Filmmaker (3 episodes, 2017)
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  Himself - Filmmaker (3 episodes, 2017)
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  Himself - Filmmaker (3 episodes, 2017)
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  Himself - Filmmaker / ... (3 episodes, 2017)
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  Himself - Filmmaker (3 episodes, 2017)
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  Narrator (3 episodes, 2017)

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  • Netflix (2017) (Singapore) (video)
  • Netflix (2017) (United States) (tv)

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  • Elastic (main title sequence: design & animation by)
  • Periscope Film (stock footage)
  • a52 (finishing services provided by)

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Plot Summary

Five present-day directors discuss five wartime directors who voluntarily joined WW2 in order to film it: William Wyler (presented by Steven Spielberg), Frank Capra (Guillermo del Toro), George Stevens (Laurence Kasdan), John Ford (Paul Greengrass) and John Huston (Francis Ford Coppola). Narrated by Meryl Streep and written by Mark Harris (adapted from his 2015 book Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War). Written by kiran gill

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Taglines They Showed the War to the World. See more »
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Also Known As
  • La guerra en Hollywood (Spain)
  • Пятеро вернулись домой (Russia)
  • Cinco que Voltaram (Brazil)
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  • 60 min
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Trivia Meryl Streep won her third Emmy for her voice work in the series. See more »

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